GW staff believed in witches

In his new book, "Speechless: Tales of a White House Survivor", former Bush speech writer Matt Latimer claims that the author JK Rowling was denied a Presidential Medal of Freedom because some people in the GW White House staff thought that her Harry...

Something to feel really good about

I strongly suggest you take a look at this....it's an amazing story...one of those, "feel good" stories you should pass along. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fw1CcxCUgg

False perceptions

You could be forgiven for thinking that the majority of Americans have this 'take no sh*t, kick-ass" attitude.... but, I'm finding out, you' be wrong! That may be the case when it comes to "America vs the rest of the world" but when it comes to...

Taking matters into my own hands

Many of you know of my problem I have with sleeping....how I wasn't getting sleepy and not getting enough proper sleep. I went to my general practitioner and she tried three different medications...all of which were anti-depressants that were used many...

writing to an inmate on death row

so.. recently I started writing to a guy on death row.. he's 20 and he's been incarcerated since he was 18. He's scheduled to die in 4 years. i don't know what your opinions on death row inmates are, but i don't know if i'm going to be able to handle...

Happy Birthday, Monica!

[FONT="Comic Sans MS"][COLOR="DarkRed"][SIZE="3"][B]May this be your best year yet, dear friend. Health, love, joy, peace, and sfogliatella galore ... this year and always.[/B][/SIZE][/COLOR][/FONT]

The longest hang time for a human jump.

If you had to guess, what's the longest hang time (the time between when feet leave the ground to when they touch down again) possible for a human vertical or running jump ?Micheal Jordan-like leaps count.

Question

have any fellow thoughtsters found that things are missing from their profiles, and if so does anyone know what is causing it??? i would appreciate help here thank you

my dad hospital results

MY DAD HOSPITAL RESULTS CAME BACK HE HA DIABETES AND HIS LUNGS WAS ALSO INFECTED WITH PNEUMONIA HE WAS ON LIFE SUPPORT AND MY AUNT HIS SISTER ASKED HIS NURSE IF SHE SHOULD COME FROM FLORIDA AND VISIT HIM IN THE HOSPITAL SHE CAME AND THE SAME NIGHTS SHE...

Put a fork in me I'm done

Do you ever feel like a fire hydrant and that all your friends were dogs? Whether it's in your personal life, Thoughts, etc.

Trust?

When you meet someone, do you trust them until they give you a reason not to, or do you make them earn your trust first?

Deaf or Blind?

I'm already half blind and I seem to be losing my hearing as well. I have the terrible knowledge that one day before my life here on this earth comes to an end...unless I die at a young age....I will more than likely be both blind and deaf....but if...

It's My Mom's Birthday Tomorrow......

My moms birthday is on the 29th and I have absolutely no idea what to get her for a gift! :eek: What do you get a 78 year old woman who has no hobbies, never wants to go anywhere or do anything and if shes wants something, she goes out and buys it for...

What Have Toy Makers Got Aganist Parents?

So we went to the harvest festival that was in town Saturday. As we were leaving Jake spots this toy trumpet in one booth and says he wants it.......you know me, I have a hard time saying no to my baby, so we get this thing and he starts blowing...